Inside America's Economic Machine: An Infographic From the U.S. Census Bureau
[Source: U.S. Census Bureau]
2016 Market Research Report (Euromonitor Global Market Information Database
Euromonitor estimates that the chocolate, sugar and gum categories all grew, delivering a
4.1 percent gain in 2016 for the global confectionery industry. Total sales grew from
$168.75 billion to $176.72 billion. Chocolate led all segments with a 4.8 percent jump in revenues.